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Keage Incline

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Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Not somewhere you would want to visit specially, but if you’re visiting Nanzenji nearby anyway we may as well pop by. It’s a nice, peaceful stroll. I imagine even more beautiful in the spring.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We read that this is an interesting place to visit when one is in Kyoto. It is actually a trail that leads off from behind Nanzenji's brick aqueduct to the Keage Incline. Keage Incline was touted as one of the best sakura viewing spot in...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Keage Incline should be one of the best sakura viewing spot in Kyoto. In fact, the place was a defunct rainway track and during our visit there by early April this year, not much flower could be seen. Anyway, the spot could easily be found...More

Reviewed July 17, 2017

I can say that this spot is one of the best Sakura viewing during April. It may be crowded during the season but it's really worth it going there. I think it's an unused railway with tons of cherry blossoms along the way and it's...More

1  Thank junn d
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Not far from Nanzen-ji Temple, there was a popular sakura spot for local people. In fact, it was a defunct railway track but on both sides, there were many cherry trees. So during the period when the flowers were in full bloom, it was very...More

Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

We'd seen some pretty blossoms during our stay in Japan but these were by far the most spectacular. They were absolutely stunning and you can't go to Kyoto without going here during Sakura season.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

A little tricky to find, but if you are visiting the Nanzen-ji temple area during Cherry Blossom season then you may as well try to locate this incline as there is an abundance of Cherry Blossom trees growing here. When we came here the trees...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

My review is mostly similar to the philosopher's walk review. Nice place to view cherry blossoms, but beware the crowd. This story is likely similar for many other places during this season, but if you don't have a lot of time and really want to...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2016

Come early because it is a popular sakura viewing spot. We walked from the Philosopher's Path to Keage Incline and the view was fantastic. There's several people doing photoshoots in the area. It is also recommended to wear comfortable shoes because it is hard walking...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

The cherry blossoms were fanntastic, especially the higher up the incline you walked. We went for the engineering structure and were blown away with the blossom. The walk started with the free museum at the bottom and we finished with the stroll next to the...More

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Radityarani W
January 13, 2017|
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I do not think there is observation closing time. However there is no light for incline. So, there are some risk. I recommend to visit day time.
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